BURLINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — A high schooler has died after a shooting in Burlington overnight, according to police.
Around 10:31 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a report of a shooting on the 200 block of Hatch Street. Officers found the teenage boy dead at the scene with a gunshot wound.
Investigators believe the shooting was targeted and involved two groups of juveniles.
Police are working to identify suspects and have not released any more details.
A representative with the Alamance-Burlington School System confirmed that the teen was a student at Southern High School and there will be crisis counselors on staff Tuesday for any student impacted.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500. To leave a tip anonymously, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or use the mobile app P3 Tips or www.p3tips.com. Tips provided through Crimestoppers may be eligible for cash rewards